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Beef & Bean Tacos Recipe

Beef & Bean Tacos Recipe

Food won’t go to waste when you serve this satisfying taco that puts canned goods to use. Even better, the creamy, not soggy, filling keeps the shell crunchy. —Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) Mexicorn, drained
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed nacho cheese soup, undiluted
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 12 taco shells, warmed
  • Optional toppings: chopped sweet red pepper, thinly sliced green onions and shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook the beef over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, tomatoes, Mexicorn, soup, water and chili powder. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  • 2. Spoon beef mixture into taco shells; serve with toppings of your choice. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 tacos (calculated without optional toppings) equals 407 calories, 18 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 983 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 22 g protein.